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Viral Load As Well As Cd 4 Count

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my cd4 count and viral load

hi there i was infected 2 months ago and i have just got my cd4 and viral load can you tell me if these are good numbers my viral load is 575,055 and my cd4 count is 800 my Dr has not yet told me if i should start medication can you fill me in as i...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Well your CD4 count is in the normal range (500-1500), so that's good, but your viral load is quite high. If you were truly infected 2 months ago, that high viral load could be reflective of acute infection and could Read more »

No treatment cd4 dropping but viral load dropping as well

I have been seeing my Dr. since December 2008 (When I was dianosed). I have been trying to stay... Read more »
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Women and HIV Viral Load

...starting the drugs. If your viral load goes up while taking HIV drugs, you and your health care provider should take another viral load measurement. If that result is the same or higher, your drugs may not be working as well as they should. You... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

... What Is Viral Load? How Is the Test Used? How Are Changes in Viral Load Measured? Viral Load "Blips" What Do the Numbers Mean? Are There Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: CD4 (T-Cell) Counts, and Viral Load

...published in the denialist journal Reappraising AIDS , authors Christine Johnson and Paul Philpott demonstrate their scorn for viral load measurements in the title of their discussion, "Viral Load of Crap." Focusing on the 1995 Ho and Shaw ... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Viral Load and T-Cell (CD4) Counts: Why They Matter

...for HIV or AIDS, your doctor uses a number of blood tests to check how you're doing. One of the most important tests measures VIRAL LOAD, the amount of HIV in your blood. Another very important test counts your CD4 CELLS, sometimes called... Read more »
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CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
...I just got these results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »

cd4 at 35 and viral load 521 advice please!!!!

Posted by poliwog, 4 Replies
...I just got back my labs. I started on Combivir and Kaletra 6 months ago. My viral load was over 100K and mt cd4 at 90. Afer 6 months my VL wentr way down but my cd4 count is 35. I was given two meds to fight any Read more »

CD4, 320 , Viral load 26000, what to do??????

Posted by david73, 8 Replies
...specializes in hiv, I was diagnosed 5 mos ago.and my last blood test was done last week and results are in today ...... cd4 320, viral load 26000. this is the 4 th blood test done, and the viral load has come down a few thousand and cd4 has gone... Read more »

cd4 & viral load....no meds

Posted by debtex, 4 Replies
...of a sudden...you can stop now..so, I always watched what happened to other patients in our clinic. After about 6 weeks your viral load will get super high, and then will start to decline, and kind of teeter in that area for a while. so of... Read more »